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The Police will enforce penalties on those who don’t wear a face mask

The General Directorate of the Internal Security Forces – Public Relations Division issued the following statement:

First: In implementation of the decision of the Minister of Interior and Municipalities and based on the recommendations of the Follow-up Committee on Preventive Measures and Procedures for the Corona Virus – related to the circular to citizens and residents on Lebanese territory, that a protective mask should be placed during their movements – and in order to maintain public safety, the internal security forces will, as of Friday 05/29/2020, enforce a penalty of the first category of the Traffic Law, and its value is 50,000L.L  For everyone not wearing a protective mask, while on the move.

Second: The General Directorate of the Internal Security Forces reminds that those using public transportation (taxi, van, bus) must place the mask under the control of enforcing a ticket at the above-mentioned value – for each violator, and emphasize the adherence to the odd and even plate system, and the number of passengers specified For each type.

Third: It is allowed to move on board each private car for only three people (the driver implicitly) – other than the same family – provided that everyone is committed to putting a face mask.

Fourth: This general directorate requires the honorable citizens to report via the emergency number / 112 / any case or practice that harms public health in the face of the Corona virus and contravenes prevention and protection measures.